1 January 2005
with change 25 October 2006
Special purpose training areas such as operating rooms, scrub rooms, two
bed wards, sterile supply rooms and pharmacy will be provided only when justified.
Space Design Information
Due to the variety of functional areas possible and variance in the medical
equipment, the Using Service will provide a list of equipment and proposed locations for
any special requirements when the concept design is completed.
Refer to the space design information for office and administrative spaces in
Chapter 4 as a guideline for systems, furniture, equipment, and finishes. Review
recommended selections with Tenants, and obtain their input. Finishes should be those
appropriate to a civilian medical clinic with attention to durability and maintainability.
The necessary medical equipment, standard medical equipment sets
including X-ray machines, will be provided and installed by the Tenants. An X-ray
equipment installation certificate will be required. Other furniture and equipment is to be
addressed as for the remainder of the training center.
Built-in equipment may include the following:
Waiting room: Admissions counter 15 in (400 mm) wide by 49 in (250 mm)
high by 12 fr (3,650 mm) long. A portion should be accessible.
Dressing room: Feed-in clothes hooks - four per dressing room. A seat may
be built in on one side.
Medical exam room: Wall hung lavatory, or sink in cabinetry.
Dental exam room: Wall hung lavatory, or sink in cabinetry.
Laboratory: Base cabinets 24 in (610 mm) deep by 36 in (915) high with
chemical-resistant work counter and a two-compartment stainless steel sink. This unit
will be located on one wall or as an island. The total length should not exceed 16 ft
Specimen toilet: One water closet, one lavatory, one shelf, one towel
dispenser and one pass-through door to the laboratory.
Dark room: Work counter 24 in (610 mm) wide by 36 in (915 mm) high by
96 in (2,450 mm) long with chemical-resistant work surface. This may be located on a
wall and/or an island.
Audio/meter room: One booth 3 ft (915 mm) by 5 ft (1525 mm) with sound
treatment to 55 STC and one counter on one end of the room, 18 in (460 mm) wide and
28 in (715 mm) above the floor. The Tenants may provide a portable booth in lieu of a